Summary of India

Country Report; July 2014

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India’s new prime minister and his party’s majority position could shape the country’s future in new ways.

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Corruption and bureaucracy have beleaguered India’s political environment for years. But the May 2014 elections, which ushered in a new prime minister and parliamentary majority, could bring about much-needed economic reforms and other positive changes. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s concise report offers a glimpse into what India’s future might look like. getAbstract suggests this cogent analysis to corporate executives doing business in India.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How recent developments in India are shaping the country’s political and economic profile
  • What challenges India’s new prime minister faces in overcoming entrenched bureaucracies and enacting necessary reforms
 

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Political and economic changes now taking place in India will have a profound impact on its fortunes. On May 26, 2014, the center-right National Democratic Alliance, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), formed a new government. The BJP gained a majority in the lower house of parliament, marking ...
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